Historically, the area around Penn Square/East 55th Street was one of two “mini-downtowns” along Euclid Avenue east of the city’s central business district. Doans Corners/East 105th Street was the other, dubbed Cleveland’s Other Downtown.Read More
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UPDATED MARCH 11, 2020
As more sections of the 3-mile, $330 million Opportunity Corridor Boulevard open, more stakeholders are pursuing real estate opportunities. That’s especially true where the first two sections have opened, from East 93rd Street north to Chester Avenue. Work is moving forward on the third and final section from East 93rd west to East 55th Street, set to open in two years.Read More
When Midwest Development Partners first announced its Circle Square plan five years ago, then-called University Circle City Center or UC3, it was considered bold and ambitious.
Cleveland in 2015 was still shaking off the body blows it took from the Great Recession and even from the early-2000s recession before that. But this was University Circle — Cleveland’s fastest-growing employment hub.Read More
ARTICLE UPDATED ON FEB. 25, 2020
Between Cleveland’s growing Ohio City and Clark-Fulton neighorhoods is a deadzone of railroad tracks, a 10-lane Interstate highway, scrap recycling businesses and two historic cemeteries. But efforts are gearing up to pump new life into this area.Read More
AFTER THIS ARTICLE IS A LIST AND RANKING OF THE TALLEST BUILDINGS IN UNIVERSITY CIRCLE.
In a couple of years, the skyline of University Circle is going to look quite different. Not only will it be taller, but it will be more active at street level. And the economic and investment impact resulting from this booming district is spreading beyond the Euclid Avenue spine including into some long-troubled neighborhoods.Read More
Last week, this blog reported on a $72 million dormitory project by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) to add 600 beds to the South Residential Village at Murray Hill and Adelbert roads. This week, a private developer joined the party with a 58-unit boarding house project just up the hill.Read More
Like a traffic cop directing traffic at a downtown intersection, two interest groups have reportedly given Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration the stop hand and a whistle for going the wrong way with its proposed new Cleveland Police Department (CPD) headquarters (HQ).Read More
Despite a cloud of legal action hanging over it, titles to two Midtown properties were transferred last week to the Cleveland Foundation for its proposed new headquarters. A 50,500-square-foot HQ is proposed to be the first phase of a civic and mixed-use district along both sides of Euclid Avenue and on both sides of East 66th Street led by the foundation.Read More
The 1970s weren’t kind to America’s older cities. The white middle class fled from them, taking their homes and jobs to the suburbs. Left behind were low-income minorities, shuttered factories and stores, hopelessness, drugs and crime.
Cleveland suffered greatly, losing more residents in the 1970s than any other decade. But Cleveland was far from alone.Read More
Starting in 2021, as many as 700 workers and hundreds of visitors will come each day to a newly built Cleveland Police Department (CPD) headquarters. Near to where the new $350 million Opportunity Corridor boulevard will soon be intersecting East 75th Street.Read More